Cooking On Deadline: Mini pizzas great for Oscar viewing party, Super Bowl

If you want to wow your gang during an Oscar viewing party, game day, or a movie-watching or Netflix-binging session, mini pizzas are a great way to go. And no need to make this an all-day project; there are plenty of shortcuts to take. You could make your own pizza dough, but you could also […]

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Amish Cook: Children help in kitchen with baking chocolate cake

“Julia, here is a one cup measure for the flour, you may put two level cups into this bowl; and Austin, here’s the sugar; you may dump this in.” “Mom, may I stir it now?” asks my little baker girl. “When is my turn to stir?” Austin wants to know. “You can each have a […]

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Pair pork with cabbage for a tasty main dish

If you’re tired of the same old vegetable side dishes, here’s a recipe that promotes the lowly red cabbage from side dish to protein partner. All you have to do is cook it up sweet and sour and — voila! — your side dish is now ready to walk down the aisle arm in arm […]

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To Your Health: Heart disease reversible with Ornish Lifestyle Medicine

Heart disease is serious, and it may seem like once you’re diagnosed with it, or you suffer a heart attack, you’ll never be “healthy” again. Heart disease is responsible for one in four deaths each year — and it’s the leading cause of death in both men and women when it goes untreated. However, with […]

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‘Girl power’ fuels Monster Jam racing series headed for Wilkes-Barre Township

WILKES-BARRE TWP. — Monster Jam driver Collette Davis saw the “Wonder Woman” movie when it first came out last year and loved it, especially the choreographed scenes of Amazons leaping from shields, shooting three arrows at a time and otherwise showing themselves to be superb athletes. “So much girl power!” Davis said. “It was awesome!” […]

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Won’t you be his neighbor? Tom Hanks to play Mister Rogers

]NEW YORK (AP) — It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood for Tom Hanks, who’ll star as Mister Rogers in the upcoming biopic “You Are My Friend.” TriStar Pictures announced Monday it has acquired worldwide rights to the film, to be directed by “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” filmmaker Marielle Heller. The film will […]

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Rockology Music Academy students to lead open mic and jam session

Students from the Rockology Music Academy in the East End Centre in Wilkes-Barre Township will lead an open mic and jam session beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday. The event will take place in the Jam Room at the school. Admission is free and open to the public, and musicians are welcome to participate as players […]

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Hitmaker Dion to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre on July 27

Welcoming a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee to Wilkes-Barre, the F.M. Kirby Center announced today that Dion, former member of the Belmonts, will perform at 7:30 p.m. July 27 at the downtown theater, 71 Public Square. According to a press release from the venue, in 1957, Dion “brought the best of the neighborhood […]

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Feminist icon Ani DiFranco to perform at F.M. Kirby Center in Wilkes-Barre

The F.M. Kirby Center announced today that singer-songwriter, poet and feminist icon Ani DiFranco will perform at 8 p.m. May 11 at the downtown Wilkes-Barre theater, 71 Public Square. Special guest Gracie and Rachel will open the night of performance. According to a press release from the Kirby Center, “one of the first artists to […]

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Remember When: Biodegradable straws caused less litter and more humor

You sippers of soda, iced tea and water had better unite before it’s too late. Your drinking straws are endangered. That’s right! A public official out in California wants to take those little plastic devices away from you and (since there’s no other way to do it) make you start drinking straight out of the […]

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